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That Place, Part 15

Deep in the forest sat two chairs. They were placed at the end of a row of trees that formed an avenue. One chair was made of wood, and when I say made, it looked as though it had grown … Continue reading

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That Place, Part 14

“What were you thinking?” The young man, whose name was Ahearn, regarded those who were looking at him with murderous intent and said this. “Traditionally, one half of this thing is a local.” Georgie’s nostrils flared and she stood up … Continue reading

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That Place, Part 13

Rachael was busy. Everyone wanted, no needed to speak to her. This one would not have their pavilion further away from the house than that one. Others objected to the colors of the bonfires. The Animals were practically tetchy. Everybody … Continue reading

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That Place, Part 12

“This is absurd!” claimed Margery. Ms, Cuttlebuck, a smartly dressed women with short dark hair and grey eyes, smiled and replied, “Your opinion aside, the residents of Gateway House have the legal right to hold their event.” Martin Shrubsbury, not … Continue reading

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That Place, Part 11

Godfrey was not entirely correct. Things were not so much about to be busy as were currently busy. An inordinate amount of tourists had arrived at Druwick. Tourists might be a misleading term though, they did not come to see … Continue reading

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Time to speak

I’m taking this week off from “That Place”, but the story will continue next week. As everybody knows, tomorrow are the midterm elections, which are vitally important. Two years ago I urged everyone to vote, whatever they believed in but … Continue reading

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That Place, Part 10

Margery left early the next morning with the local solicitor, Martin Shrubsbury, to speak with, or more likely to, Cuttlebuck & Dee. Since she was very focused on legal matters, the absence of her daughter was overlooked. You might think … Continue reading

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